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M.C. Beaton Named as 3rd Most Borrowed Author in the UK

Friday 8th Feb 2013

Some lovely news has arrived this morning in today’s release of the new PLR library list. M.C. Beaton is the 3rd most borrowed Adult author in libraries across the UK and she is the number 1 British Adult author. The list, the Top 20 Most Borrowed Adult Fiction Titles, comprises of 17 American authors to only 3 British, making Beaton’s place at number 3 even more of a triumph! For more information on the other authors in the list, click here


In addition to this, Beaton has been named as 1 of only 7 authors to have clocked up over 1 million loans in 2011-2012  


As a result of this fantastic news, Beaton has been profiled in the Telegraph today ‘Ms Beaton, whose real name is Marion Chesney, is a small, elegant 76-year-old Glaswegian with a waspish sense of humour’  To read the full profile, click here

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